2012

Fibre production in South American camelids and other fibre animals

ISBN: 978-90-8686-727-1 (Online)

Table of contents (34 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages 1-11

  2. Setting the scene: animal fibre

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      Genetic variability of fleece shedding in the Martinik hair, Romane sheep breeds and their crossbreds

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      Pages 25-34

      Suri/Huacaya phenotype inheritance in alpaca (Vicugna pacos)

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      Pages 35-40

      Producing alpaca fibre for the textile industry

  3. Meat and fibre production

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      Pages 43-49

      External effects for the quantity and quality of fibre in Guanacos

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      Pages 51-58

      Genetic and non-genetic factors influencing fibre quality of Arkharmerino × Ghezel and Arkharmerino × Moghani crossbreeds of sheep in third generation

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      Pages 59-64

      Differences in fibre diameter profile between shearing periods in white Huacaya Alpacas (Vicugna pacos)

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      Pages 65-72

      Fibre production and fibre characteristics of alpacas farmed in United States

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      Pages 73-78

      Diversity and comparison of wool parameters in 31 different American and European ovine breeds

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      Pages 79-84

      Testing objective metrics for the differentiation of coat colours in a Spanish alpaca population

  4. Breeding and genetics

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      Pages 85-85

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      Pages 87-91

      Analysis of the mitochondrial diversity of alpacas in eight farming areas of the south of Peru

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      Pages 93-96

      Asip and MCIR cDNA polymorphism in alpaca

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      Pages 97-106

      Genetic diversity in Malabari goats

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      Pages 107-110

      Genetic parameters for growth of fibre diameter in alpacas

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      Pages 111-121

      Comparison of different breeding strategies to improve alpaca fibre production in a low-input production system

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      Pages 123-130

      Mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) genetic diversity of Vicugna vicugna mensalis in Bolivia

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      Pages 131-133

      Association of myostatin gene (MSTN) polymorphism with economic traits in rabbits

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      Pages 135-139

      Growth hormone gene in llama (Lama glama): characterisation and SNPs identification

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      Pages 141-144

      Alpaca sperm chromatin evaluation using Toluidine Blue

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      Pages 145-150

      Derivation of economic values for fibre diameter fleece weight in alpacas

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      Pages 151-159

      A microsatellite study on the genetic distance between Suri and Huacaya phenotypes in Peruvian alpaca (Vicugna pacos)

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